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Greenwood Foot Clinic

720 Fry Rd

Suite A

Greenwood, IN 46142

317-881-0788

317-889-0775

Lazar Foot Clinic

2150 Intelliplex Drive

Suite 164

Shelbyville, IN 46176

317-421-2072

317-421-3899

Morgan County Foot Clinic

2200 John R Wooden Drive

Suite 206

Martinsville, IN 46151

765-342-0196

765-315-0838

Sesamoiditis

You likely think of your bones as part of a system, connected to one another by joints. Sesamoids are exceptions to this rule, ‘free floating’ bones that offer a smooth surface for your tendons to slide over, creating a sort of pulley system for the muscles. The sesamoids in your feet help you as you walk, and without them, your big toe would lose some of its power and force. Sesamoiditis itself is pain or inflammation of the sesamoids.

Symptoms of Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis can generally be identified from other foot ailments due to the gradual onset of symptoms just beneath the big toe.

The most common symptoms include:

  • The area is tender when direct pressure is applied.
  • Mild pain occurs when walking barefoot or in thin soled shoes.
  • Pain worsens while running or jumping.
  • Pain is alleviated quickly with rest.
  • In later stages, constant pain is present under the sesamoids.

There are numerous treatments available for sesamoiditis. Icing and resting the area can be helpful, and your podiatrist can prescribe orthotic devices and leg braces. Sesamoiditis does not commonly require surgery, but should be diagnosed by your trusted podiatrist before it worsens. If you suspect you may be suffering from this painful condition, schedule an appointment with our office today.

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Greenwood Foot Clinic

720 Fry Rd, Suite A | Greenwood, IN 46142

Lazar Foot Clinic

2150 Intelliplex Drive, Suite 164 | Shelbyville, IN 46176

Morgan County Foot Clinic

2200 John R Wooden Drive, Suite 206 | Martinsville, IN 46151

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Greenwood Foot Clinic Hours (317)-881-0788

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-3:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Lazar Foot Clinic Hours (317) 421-2072

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Morgan County Foot Clinic Hours (765)-342-0196

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed